Applications are requested for a Circuit Neurobiologist with a focus on the role of ion channel regulation of dopamine system function to be appointed at the rank of Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, a non-tenured, full-time position. This is a twelve-month appointment with salary paid over twelve months for eleven months of service with an estimated start date of 12/01/19. University of Washington Faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The successful candidate is expected to establish independent funding. Additional information about the Department and its current research interests may be obtained at http://depts.washington.edu/phcol/.
A Ph.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) in Neurobiology, Neurosciences, Pharmacology or a related field and at least ten years of experience in synaptic physiology are required. Demonstrated experience with whole-cell patch clamp electrophysiology, behavioral analysis, and neural circuit dissection are essential. Expertise in all aspects of molecular biology and physiology and a demonstrated track record of creativity are also required. An in-depth understanding of the integration of multi-nodal circuit connectivity and the biological ramifications of these network assemblies is crucial.
For full consideration, please submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and arrange for five letters of recommendations through Interfolio. CVs without accompanying letters of recommendation will not be considered as a full application and will not be considered.
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